RIP The Rev. Dr. Charles C. Close

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of the Rev. Dr. Charles C. Close, husband of the Rev. Jane Brady-Close, Interim Rector of St. Andrew’s, Albany. 

The Rev. Dr. Close passed away unexpectedly Thursday night, April 23 rd . Charlie served our Lord and His Church as a pastor in the United Church of Christ. His last congregation before retiring was Canaan Congregational Church in Canaan, New York. He and Jane+ have been married three years. The Rev. Dr. Close’s funeral will be a private family service. Please keep Mtr. Jane and the Close family in your prayers.

Rest eternal grant unto him, O Lord; let light perpetual shine upon him.

Almighty God, Father of all mercies and giver of comfort: Deal graciously, we pray, with all who mourn; that, casting all their care on you, they may know the consolation of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.